Ending the free movement of people with a no-deal Brexit on 31 October would cause chaos and confusion for EU citizens on a scale that would make the Windrush scandal look like a “minor blip”, Diane Abbott
Donald Tusk has rejected Boris Johnson’s request to strip the backstop out of the Brexit deal, with a thinly-veiled message that the British government was refusing to admit the lack of realistic alternatives.
Boris Johnson has written to the EU suggesting the backstop could be replaced by some form of commitment to prevent a hard Irish border in his first major move to explain the UK government’s new position
Jeremy Corbyn has demanded that Boris Johnson immediately publish the Operation Yellowhammer assessments of how disruptive a no-deal Brexit would be after ministers claimed a leaked version from less three
Plans to end freedom of movement for EU citizens immediately after a no-deal Brexit have caused anxiety and confusion among European nationals in the UK, with concerns they could be caught up in hostile
EU citizens living, working and studying in the UK have spoken of their fears for the future after the Home Office announced plans to end freedom of movement immediately after a no-deal Brexit. Silvia
Jeremy Corbyn has left the door open to staying neutral in a second referendum if the choice were between a Labour Brexit deal and staying in the EU, after his shadow chancellor, John McDonnell suggested
Nicola Sturgeon’s preference for holding another referendum on Scottish independence in the second half of next year has been put in doubt after the Electoral Commission recommended a gap of at least months
At long last some experienced MPs from all the parliamentary parties are discussing how to construct a consensus behind a government of national unity. Such a government would reject in principle a no-deal
Boris Johnson has claimed that EU leaders will change their positions and allow the UK to scrap the Brexit backstop in the withdrawal agreement. As the prime minister prepares for face-to-face talks with
Ending freedom of movement for EU citizens immediately after a no-deal Brexit would be reckless and could create a hostile environment for European nationals, a campaign group has said. The3million, a
‘Jeremy you are right but you must be prepared to stand aside to allow someone else to be come caretaker PM’ Yes Jeremy, I agree. You are absolutely right. The problems of the UK run far deeper than Brexit.
Home Office agencies embroiled in the Windrush scandal have reported rising levels of discrimination in the workplace, an official survey has revealed. Employees at the Border Force and Immigration Enforcement,
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The shadow chancellor, John McDonnell, has backed MPs’ demands for Boris Johnson to cut short parliament’s summer recess, and said it was “non-negotiable” that Jeremy Corbyn should lead any caretaker McDonnell
Jeremy Corbyn will accuse Boris Johnson of being a “fake populist and phoney outsider” in the mould of Donald Trump as he sets out his election pitch to transform the country as radically as Labour did
The UK will face a three-month meltdown at its ports, a hard Irish border and shortages of food and medicine if it leaves the EU without a deal, according to government documents on Operation Yellowhammer.
Downing Street has reacted with fury to the leak of an official document predicting that a no-deal Brexit would lead to food, medicine and petrol shortages, with No 10 sources blaming the disclosure on
Boris Johnson has been urged to keep his promises to the north of England after analysis suggested Londoners are on track to receive almost three times more transport spending per person than northerners.
Boris Johnson will call on social media companies to do more to stop anti-vaccination messages spreading online as he visits a hospital in the south-west of England. The prime minister will lay out his
A government report on Operation Yellowhammer was leaked on Sunday, revealing the probable consequences of the UK leaving the EU without a withdrawal agreement, which is due to happen on 31 October. Here
Boris Johnson’s No 10 operation is increasingly on an election footing, with leaked internal emails revealing he was due to meet the political strategist Sir Lynton Crosby. As Conservative advisers come
Sajid Javid has quashed speculation that he could shift stamp duty on to sellers rather than buyers, just two days after suggesting he could look at the idea. The chancellor had appeared to float the in
Priti Patel has said the country must do more to recognise the sacrifice made by those in policing, as she paid tribute to the murdered police officer Andrew Harper. The home secretary described the officer
Brexit party politicians appeared on programmes that have hosted conspiracy theorists and promoted the views of prominent figures on the hard right, an analysis has found. Nigel Farage’s party, which the